Donald Trump has called the future of the TTIP into doubt
Negotiations on the trade deal started in February 2014 but talks came to a standstill under Barack Obama.
During the election campaign Donald Trump said he would bin the beleaguered deal and it appears just hours into his presidency he has kept his promise.
TTIP is no longer featured on the White House website as the President wipes out Mr Obama’s legacy.
All references to TTIP have been wiped from the White House website hours into Mr Trump's presidency
The move will be a blow to European Union chiefs who hoped to remove trade barriers between the bloc and Washington.
A number of TTIP talks had already been held in secret under the Obama administration but it appears the hours of diplomacy and negotiation may have gone to waste.
Mr Obama and Angela Merkel both pushed for the deal, with the German Chancellor saying the agreement was “absolutely in Europe’s interests”.
Mr Trump, a critic of multilateral trade deals, has also already announced plans to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership on his first day in office.
As well as deleting TTIP, references to Obamacare have also been scrapped alongside references to the LGBT movement and climate change.
In its place, the Trump administration is instead plugging its America First policies before the president even sets foot in the White House in his new role.
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Hours into his presidency Mr Trump appears to have wiped out some of Mr Obama's legacy
Donald Trump becomes 45th U.S. PRESIDENT
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The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States will mark the commencement of the four-year term of Donald Trump as President and Mike Pence as Vice President. A public ceremony will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017, on the West Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
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US President Donald Trump gestures after getting out of his car in front of the White House.
Mr Trump plans to rebuild the US military and said he will pursue a foreign policy “based on American interests”.
He has vowed to eradicate ISIS and Islamic terrorists and pledged to create 25 million American jobs.
The White House also announced the first details of some of the new administration’s defence policies.
The Trump administration has overhauled the White House website
President Obama and Angela Merkel supported the TTIP deal
In a statement, the White House said: “We will also develop a state-of-the-art missile defence system to protect against missile-based attacks from states like Iran and North Korea.”
President Trump also plans to take steps to safeguard national security secrets and systems under threat from cyber warfare.
This comes after the election campaign was mired in controversy over allegations Russia hacked the election and helped the billionaire Republican win.